Porn Detection USB Stick – You Know, For Detecting Porn

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Now before you get all fired up, let me explain. First, yes, this is a USB stick with a program on it that deep-scans a computer for porn. It looks in archives, checks headers for image and video data in case they’ve been renamed “.secret” files or something.

Could this be used by over-inquisitive parents and the generally porn-intolerant? Sure. But it’s actually intended for professional use: in the workplace and in cases like sex offender probation where possession of porn is a crime. A tool like this would be really handy for a non-computer-savvy probation officer who needs to check 20 or 30 guys’ computers for porn.

Forbes goes into the details, so head over there if you’re interested.